Sunday, June 21, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week June 22nd-26th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

SCOW finally removes confusion on proper forum for IAC claims against postconviction counsel, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State ex rel. Warren v. Meisner, 2020 WI 55

Original Actions and Judicial Activism, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Supreme Court: No Exception to Actual Innocence Rule in Legal Malpractice Case, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Skindzelewski v. Smith, 2020 WI 57

COA attempts to clarify Chapter 51 recommitment standard, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Winnebago County v. S.H., 2019AP2277-FT (recommended for publication)

Judicial Bias and Social Media, Great Lakes Legal Foundation, on Miller v. Carroll, 2020 WI 56

'Duty to Act:' 15 Ways to Combat Racism, WisBar News

COA attempts to clarify Chapter 51 recommitment standard, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Winnebago County v. S.H., 2019AP2277-FT, (recommended for publication)

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Any dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for:


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders